The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 46 22 36
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 375 725 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 5.37% 9.39% 6.79%
As % of the System Software category 50.27% 64.73% 54.73%
Number of salaries quoted 312 590 474
Median salary £31,500 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Active Directory
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
746 1120 1067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.68% 14.51% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 608 858 885
Median salary £37,250 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.48% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in the East of England

Active Directory
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -28 124 £31,500 -3.07% 11
Cambridgeshire -14 115 £33,000 -11.29% 12
Essex -10 86 £26,500 -29.33% 7
Suffolk +11 39 £27,000 +22.63% 2
Bedfordshire -39 22 £43,750 +25.00% 5
Norfolk 0 10 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 685 (79.65%) Windows
2 516 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 385 (44.77%) Windows Server
4 339 (39.42%) VMware
5 283 (32.91%) MS Exchange
6 265 (30.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 222 (25.81%) Cisco
8 220 (25.58%) Citrix
9 217 (25.23%) MS Office
10 215 (25.00%) ITIL
11 213 (24.77%) MS Excel
11 213 (24.77%) Firewall
12 201 (23.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 200 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
14 196 (22.79%) Microsoft Certification
15 188 (21.86%) Windows 7
16 184 (21.40%) SQL Server
17 173 (20.12%) DNS
18 152 (17.67%) Hyper-V
18 152 (17.67%) Office 365
19 150 (17.44%) WAN
20 143 (16.63%) SAN
21 139 (16.16%) VPN
21 139 (16.16%) Exchange Server 2010
22 137 (15.93%) SQL
23 136 (15.81%) Linux
24 135 (15.70%) MCSE
25 134 (15.58%) DHCP
26 131 (15.23%) TCP/IP
27 123 (14.30%) Windows 8

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 283 (32.91%) MS Exchange
2 139 (16.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 109 (12.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 95 (11.05%) SharePoint
5 72 (8.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 56 (6.51%) Skype for Business
7 54 (6.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 49 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2003
9 38 (4.42%) IIS
10 23 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
11 18 (2.09%) WebSphere
12 11 (1.28%) Tomcat
13 10 (1.16%) Apache
13 10 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.58%) IBM Notes
15 5 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (0.35%) Alfresco
16 3 (0.35%) IBM Domino
17 2 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 217 (25.23%) MS Office
2 213 (24.77%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.23%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.12%) Maximo
3 1 (0.12%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 152 (17.67%) Office 365
2 51 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (1.28%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.58%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.35%) IaaS
8 2 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.23%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.12%) GitHub
9 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.12%) PaaS
9 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 213 (24.77%) Firewall
2 173 (20.12%) DNS
3 150 (17.44%) WAN
4 143 (16.63%) SAN
5 139 (16.16%) VPN
6 134 (15.58%) DHCP
7 131 (15.23%) TCP/IP
8 117 (13.60%) LAN
9 71 (8.26%) VLAN
10 64 (7.44%) VoIP
11 56 (6.51%) LDAP
11 56 (6.51%) Wireless
12 42 (4.88%) NAS
13 36 (4.19%) iSCSI
14 33 (3.84%) SSL
15 28 (3.26%) IMAP
15 28 (3.26%) SMTP
16 27 (3.14%) DMZ
17 23 (2.67%) Remote Desktop
18 21 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (21.40%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (1.05%) Big Data
6 6 (0.70%) MySQL
7 5 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.35%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.23%) Navicat
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.12%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.12%) dBASE
11 1 (0.12%) MS Access
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.35%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.23%) JIRA
2 2 (0.23%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.23%) PhpStorm
3 1 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.12%) Maven
3 1 (0.12%) MSI
3 1 (0.12%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.12%) Subversion
3 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 82 (9.53%) Finance
2 22 (2.56%) Banking
3 21 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 14 (1.63%) Legal
5 11 (1.28%) Retail
6 10 (1.16%) Advertising
7 9 (1.05%) Law
8 7 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.35%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.35%) Back Office
10 3 (0.35%) Front Office
10 3 (0.35%) Welsh Language
11 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.23%) Marketing
11 2 (0.23%) Publishing
11 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.12%) Billing
12 1 (0.12%) French Language
12 1 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 191 (22.21%) Support Engineer
2 161 (18.72%) Analyst
3 127 (14.77%) IT Support
4 91 (10.58%) Support Analyst
5 90 (10.47%) IT Engineer
6 86 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 72 (8.37%) 3rd Line Support
8 71 (8.26%) Infrastructure Support
9 67 (7.79%) IT Support Engineer
10 64 (7.44%) 1st Line Support
10 64 (7.44%) 2nd Line Support
10 64 (7.44%) Systems Engineer
11 56 (6.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 53 (6.16%) Service Analyst
12 53 (6.16%) Service Desk Analyst
13 49 (5.70%) Administrator
14 46 (5.35%) Systems Administrator
15 44 (5.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 44 (5.12%) Consultant
16 43 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (4.30%) Web Services
2 30 (3.49%) .NET
3 27 (3.14%) MAPI
4 21 (2.44%) HTML
5 19 (2.21%) CSS
6 10 (1.16%) J2EE
6 10 (1.16%) REST
6 10 (1.16%) RESTful
6 10 (1.16%) SailPoint
6 10 (1.16%) SOAP
7 9 (1.05%) .NET Framework
7 9 (1.05%) Middleware
8 8 (0.93%) WCF
8 8 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (0.47%) 802.1X
10 3 (0.35%) HTML5
10 3 (0.35%) LAMP
11 2 (0.23%) XHTML
11 2 (0.23%) XML
11 2 (0.23%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 69 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (6.74%) Replication
3 56 (6.51%) Blackberry
4 46 (5.35%) Data Centre
5 45 (5.23%) Driving Licence
6 31 (3.60%) iPhone
6 31 (3.60%) PKI
7 27 (3.14%) PDA
8 26 (3.02%) Computer Science
9 23 (2.67%) Management Information System
10 20 (2.33%) Clustering
11 10 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.16%) Fat Client
11 10 (1.16%) Thin Client
11 10 (1.16%) User Experience
12 9 (1.05%) FMCG
12 9 (1.05%) HP Storage
12 9 (1.05%) HP StoreVirtual
12 9 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
12 9 (1.05%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 685 (79.65%) Windows
2 385 (44.77%) Windows Server
3 265 (30.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 201 (23.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 188 (21.86%) Windows 7
6 136 (15.81%) Linux
7 123 (14.30%) Windows 8
8 114 (13.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 83 (9.65%) Windows XP
10 70 (8.14%) Windows 10
11 37 (4.30%) Unix
12 33 (3.84%) Windows Vista
13 29 (3.37%) Android
14 9 (1.05%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.58%) CentOS
15 5 (0.58%) SUSE
15 5 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.35%) Debian
16 3 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (25.00%) ITIL
2 76 (8.84%) Disaster Recovery
3 48 (5.58%) Mentoring
4 46 (5.35%) Server Building
4 46 (5.35%) Service Delivery
5 43 (5.00%) Project Management
6 39 (4.53%) Business Continuity
7 37 (4.30%) Time Management
8 34 (3.95%) Incident Management
9 33 (3.84%) Problem Management
10 31 (3.60%) Change Management
11 30 (3.49%) Server Virtualisation
12 26 (3.02%) Presales
13 24 (2.79%) High Availability
13 24 (2.79%) Information Security
13 24 (2.79%) ITIL V3
14 23 (2.67%) Document Management
15 21 (2.44%) Service Management
16 20 (2.33%) Application Packaging
17 19 (2.21%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 137 (15.93%) SQL
2 81 (9.42%) PowerShell
3 33 (3.84%) VBScript
4 29 (3.37%) VB
5 22 (2.56%) Java
6 17 (1.98%) JavaScript
7 16 (1.86%) Shell Script
8 13 (1.51%) Bash Shell
9 12 (1.40%) C++
10 11 (1.28%) C
11 10 (1.16%) Python
11 10 (1.16%) VBA
12 8 (0.93%) Perl
13 7 (0.81%) KiXtart
14 3 (0.35%) C#
15 2 (0.23%) PHP
15 2 (0.23%) PHP 5
15 2 (0.23%) Tcl
16 1 (0.12%) Ruby
16 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 196 (22.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 135 (15.70%) MCSE
3 94 (10.93%) MCSA
4 67 (7.79%) Degree
5 50 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (5.35%) MCITP
7 41 (4.77%) MCP
8 38 (4.42%) Security Cleared
9 32 (3.72%) SC Cleared
10 29 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 28 (3.26%) CCNP
12 27 (3.14%) CCNA
13 24 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
13 24 (2.79%) MCDST
14 17 (1.98%) CISSP
15 16 (1.86%) A+ Certification
16 15 (1.74%) MCTS
17 11 (1.28%) DV Cleared
18 7 (0.81%) CESG Certified Professional
18 7 (0.81%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (9.65%) SLA
2 13 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.35%) ISO22301
4 3 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.23%) ISO27002
5 2 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 200 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 152 (17.67%) Hyper-V
3 76 (8.84%) vSphere
4 69 (8.02%) XenApp
5 42 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
6 37 (4.30%) NFS
7 27 (3.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 27 (3.14%) XenDesktop
8 21 (2.44%) VMware ESX
9 20 (2.33%) Terminal Services
10 15 (1.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (1.05%) VMware Server
11 9 (1.05%) Xen
12 8 (0.93%) XenServer
13 4 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.35%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.35%) Docker
15 2 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.23%) Terminal Server
16 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 86 (10.00%) SCCM
2 63 (7.33%) Backup Exec
3 49 (5.70%) SCOM
4 13 (1.51%) WSUS
5 7 (0.81%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 7 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.81%) Puppet
6 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (0.70%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.47%) Ansible
7 4 (0.47%) CFEngine
7 4 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.47%) ZENworks
8 3 (0.35%) Cisco UCCE
8 3 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.35%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.35%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.23%) Nessus
9 2 (0.23%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 516 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 339 (39.42%) VMware
3 222 (25.81%) Cisco
4 220 (25.58%) Citrix
5 60 (6.98%) HP
6 54 (6.28%) Dell
7 48 (5.58%) Apple
8 47 (5.47%) Symantec
9 43 (5.00%) Oracle
10 41 (4.77%) Veeam
11 32 (3.72%) IBM
12 31 (3.60%) Draytek
13 30 (3.49%) NetApp
14 22 (2.56%) EMC
15 17 (1.98%) 3PAR
16 16 (1.86%) CA
16 16 (1.86%) SonicWALL
17 12 (1.40%) Remedy
18 11 (1.28%) SolarWinds
19 10 (1.16%) AppSense
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